Serves 6 to 8
½ cup soy sauce
½ cup lime juice (from 6 to 8 limes)
½ cup canola oil
¼ cup packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons ground cumin seed
2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon chili powder
3 medium garlic cloves minced (about 1 tablespoon)
1 (2-pound) pork tenderloin sliced into ¾-inch by 5-inch strips
- Combine soy sauce, lime juice, oil, brown sugar, cumin seed, pepper, chili powder, and garlic in a bowl. Add pork tenderloin and turn to coat. Marinate in refrigerator for 3 hours.
- Light grill to medium-high heat. Grill pork for 5 to 7 minutes or until desired doneness, flipping slices halfway through.
- Serve slices whole, or dice and serve on tortillas.
- Recipe by Sheldon Lukow of Butchertown Hall in Nashville, Tennessee